Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Twelve Steps to Being a Spiritual Writer

Step Six – We’re entirely ready to have God remove all the defects of character that affect our writing and our writing career Let’s find a place where we can talk to God, and most of all, listen to Him. … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: January 22, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Isaiah 8:23–9:3 For is not everything dark as night for a country in distress? As the past humbled the land … Continue reading

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The Millennial Search for Meaning

A recent article at Forbes about the lament of Millennials and their desire to find meaning in their work got me thinking. What makes these youngsters so special? We all want our work to be meaningful, don’t we? I mean … Continue reading

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As Catholics, we have a reputation for being basically incompetent when it comes to knowledge of and application of the principles found in scripture.  This is a shame, not to mention a real disability when it comes to the practice of … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: January 15, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Psalms 40:2, 4, 7-8, 8-9, 10 He pulled me up from the seething chasm, from the mud of the mire. … Continue reading

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CWG Book Blast: “Opal’s Jubilee,” by Leslie Lynch

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie LESLIE LYNCH’s book, OPAL’S JUBILEE. It is a SOA winner. Teaser: Justice gone wrong, secrets unraveled – a powerful story of love, forgiveness and redemption. Summary: Fresh out of prison after … Continue reading

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Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley

This #1 National Bestselling novel begins as Flight 613 lifts off the tarmac. Serious concerns plague more than half the travelers—concerns they set aside until after the hop from Martha’s Vineyard to Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. Sixteen minutes later … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Five- Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. Let’s take a look at our wrongs as writers. Not the wrongs we may or may not have done to others, but … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: January 8, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7 Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom my soul delights. I have … Continue reading

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Pick up the Orange

By Janice Lane Palko Some people receive profound promptings from the Holy Spirit. Me? I get messages like “pick up the orange.” A few weeks ago, I walked into my local grocery store and saw a woman select some oranges … Continue reading

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